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Martin Maria Krüger received the Federal Cross of Merit

On Friday 4th October, the Federal President Joachim Gauck awarded Prof. Martin Maria Krüger, President of the German Music Council, the Federal Cross of Merit 1. Class. The bestowal of this award took place on the occasion of the German Unification Day and recognises Martin Maria Krüger’s engagement for music and cultural life in Germany over the decades.

Christian Höppner, Vice-Chair of the European Music Council said, “Martin Maria Krüger, has in the last decades made an outstanding contribution to Germany,a country of music. As a successful guitarist, university professor and President of the music council he has not only operated as an ambassador for the land of music Germany at European and International level, but has also always been committed to transcultural dialogue”. The European Music Council congratulates Martin Maria Krüger on this high distinction and to it adds its thanks and acknowledgement for a great commitment to cultural diversity.

Further information on Prof. Martin Maria Krüger available here: http://www.musikrat.de/musikrat/organisation/dmr-ev/praesidium/prof-martin-maria-krueger.html

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